Application Instructions

The Dual Enrollment Application for Spring 2022 is now closed

If you are interested in participating in the Dual Enrollment program for a future term, the Fall 2022 Dual Enrollment Application will open by February 2022. Updates will be provided via our website. The buttons below will answer general questions about the Spring 2022 application process.

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Spring 2022 Dates

  •  Application Available: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
  •  Application Deadline: Friday, October 15, 2021
  •  Assessment Score Deadline: Friday, November 5, 2021

Dual Enrollment Application Steps

    1. Meet Application Criteria
      • Attend a Public/Charter School in Orange or Osceola County, an eligible private school in Orange or Osceola County (list of eligible private schools (see below)), or be a Homeschool/FLVS student registered with the Home Education department at Orange or Osceola County.

        List of Eligible Private Schools

        Eligible Private Schools (A-L)
        Apopka Christian Academy
        Arts Thereafter School of the Arts
        Bilingual Christian Academy & Technology
        Brush Arbor Christian School
        Calvary City Christian Academy (formerly IEC)
        Center Academy - East
        Center Academy - Maitland
        Central Christian Academy
        Central Florida Christian Academy
        Central Florida Preparatory School
        Central Pointe Christian Academy
        Champion Preparatory Academy
        Christian Victory Academy
        City Of Life Christian Academy
        Community Christian Learning
        The Crenshaw School
        CVV Preschool and Academy
        Downey Christian School
        Eastland Christian School
        Edgewood Ranch Academy
        Elite Preparatory Academy
        Faith Christian Academy
        Faith Generation Academy
        Faith Harvest Christian Academy
        Family Christian Academy
        FMI S.T.E.M. Academy
        Grace Christian Academy
        Heritage Christian School
        Heritage Preparatory School
        IBCK Educational Center
        Integrity Tabernacle Christian Academy
        International Community School
        Lake Rose Christian Academy
        Eligible Private Schools (L-Z)
        The Life Academy of Excellence
        Life Christian Academy
        LIGHT Christian Academy
        Lion of Judah Academy
        Living Word Academy
        Master's Training Academy, Inc
        Muslim Academy of Greater Orlando
        New Jerusalem Academy
        North Kissimmee Christian School
        Orangewood Christian School
        Orlando Christian Preparatory School
        Osceola Christian Preparatory School, LLC
        Peaceforce Christian Academy
        PHA Preparatory School
        Pine Castle Christian Academy
        Providence Pass Preparatory
        Raising Knowledge Academy
        Reborn Christian Academy
        Saints Academy Private School
        Southland Christian School
        South Orlando Christian Academy
        Sunshine State Elite Academy
        The First Academy
        Treasure of Knowledge Christian Academy
        Trinity Christian School
        Trinity Lutheran School
        Veritas
        The Vine Christian Academy
        Victory Academy
        Vision Educational Learning Center
        Way of Wisdom Academy, Inc.
        West Oaks Academy
      • Have a 3.0 minimum unweighted cumulative (high school) GPA for grades 6-11 at the time of application or a minimum 3.0 weighted cumulative GPA for high school seniors at time of application. (Not applicable for homeschool/FLVS applicants)
      • Obtain eligible college-ready test scores through the PERT, ACT and/or SAT in all three sections (Reading, Writing/English and Math) by the assessment score deadline.
    2. Apply For Admission
      • Make sure to have the following prior to starting the application:
        • Student email address – do not use your middle/high school student email.
        • Parent/Guardian email address – must be different from the student email.
        • DE School Representative email address – not applicable for homeschool/FLVS applicants.
        • Homeschool/FLVS applicants - You are required to provide the Letter of Verification of Home Education (LOV) from Orange or Osceola County (on their official letterhead) as part of the application. To obtain the LOV, please contact the following - Osceola County: 407-870-4847; Orange County: homeeducation@ocps.net
      • Visit valenciacollege.edu/dual and click on the "Apply Now" button.
      • Select “sign up” if this is your first time applying via this portal or login.
      • Provide the requested information and click “submit”.
      • Look for an email titled “Get Started on your Valencia College Application” – make sure to double check your spam/junk folders for it. Select “Create Password” and follow the instructions to create a new password. Make sure to write down your username and password!
      • Select “Start a New Application”.
      • Select “Yes” for “Are you currently in high school and looking to participate in the Dual Enrollment program?”. Select the application term. Click on “Start Application”.
      • Provide all the requested information, proof-read the application, and select "Submit your application".
      • Verify, sign, and select "Verify and Submit".
      • After submitting the student portion of the application, make sure your parent/guardian completes their approval form by the application deadline for your application to be considered.
        • Parent/Guardian Application Portion Instructions:
          1. Look for an email titled "We need your approval for [student name] to participate in the Valencia College Dual Enrollment program". Make sure to check your spam/junk folders for it.
          2. Select "Complete parent/guardian approval", provide all the requested information, and select "save and review recommendation". Proof-read all the information provided and select "submit your recommendation". Parent/Guardian approvals must be submitted by the application deadline for the application to be considered.
      • Helpful Tips:
        • Always use the “save and continue” button while completing the application.
        • Make sure to carefully read the application, provide all the required information, and proof-read the information provided prior to submitting the application.
        • Misspelled information (email addresses, names, etc.) will result in delayed application processing.
        • You can always verify if your Parent/Guardian and/or DE School Representative have submitted their form by logging into the application portal.
    3. Receive A Valencia ID Number (VID):
      • After your Dual Enrollment Application has been received with all required approvals, please allow five business days for your Valencia Identification Number (VID) to be issued and sent to the email address provided. Be sure to provide an accurate email address that is checked regularly. If you have previously applied, your VID number will remain the same.
    4. Submit Eligible Assessment Scores:
      • All DE applicants must have eligible test scores (PERT, SAT and/or ACT) in all three sections (reading, writing/English and math) on file at Valencia College by the test score deadline in order to be accepted for Dual Enrollment.
      • All test scores must be less than two years old at the time of application. Any combination of eligible scores will be accepted.
      • Review Valencia PERT testing options on the Assessment Website.
      • Testing with Valencia College requires a government issued photo ID (state ID, driver’s license, passport, etc.) or high school ID. If you do not have an ID, visit the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles website for locations and documents needed to obtain one before testing.

      Test Score Requirements

      All students are required to submit and have college-ready test scores on file at Valencia College for reading, writing and math, by the deadline for the desired term of enrollment. Any combination of eligible scores (see below) will be accepted.

      = College Algebra
      = Intermediate Algebra
      Test Score Reading Writing - English Math Math
      PERT 106 103 114 123
      SAT 24 25 24 26.5
      ACT 19 17 19 21
    5. Receive Acceptance Letter
      • Acceptance letters will be emailed within two weeks of receiving eligible college ready assessment scores. The letter will include your next steps.
    6. Checking Application Status
      • Log into the application portal to view your application status or contact your DE school representative for application updates.